Is Wifey Status an Achievement?

Background Ngugi Wa Thiong'o has advocated for writing in African languages because how relevant is African literature if we write not in our native tongues but in the language of the White man? While I have my own opinion on this line of thought, the other subjects of discussion that come up after the former … Continue reading Is Wifey Status an Achievement?

Moesha Boduong, the Ghanaian Reality or a Disgrace to the Image of the ‘Honest’ Working Class Ghanaian Woman?

When I saw Christiane Amanpour outdoor her new show Sex and Lovearound the world, I wondered what grand plan lay behind the production of this show... 9:40 something pm, my phone is buzzing with messages. The girls are upset over Moesha's comments about Ghanaian women and their having to live off transactional relationships often with older … Continue reading Moesha Boduong, the Ghanaian Reality or a Disgrace to the Image of the ‘Honest’ Working Class Ghanaian Woman?

Cardi B’s Invasion of Privacy and Rethinking Feminism

Looking on social media and hearing people speak/write, I've questioned the meaning of trends such as #drippingmelanin, #doitfortheculture, #feminist. Needless to say that somehow #teamlightskin has gradually faded out, with #drippingmelanin gradually taking its place and hitherto weird looking Sudanese models suddenly taking center stage with their lean bodies, sharp jawlines and dark skins; Lupita's unapologetic … Continue reading Cardi B’s Invasion of Privacy and Rethinking Feminism